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English noun: pot

1. pot (artifact) metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid


Broader (hypernym)cooking utensil, cookware, vessel


Narrower (hyponym)boiler, caldron, cauldron, coffeepot, dixie, Dutch oven, kettle, marmite, pottle, saucepot, stockpot, teapot, urn

2. pot (artifact) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination


Synonymscan, commode, crapper, potty, stool, throne, toilet


Broader (hypernym)plumbing fixture


Narrower (hyponym)flush toilet, flushless toilet, lavatory, potty chair, potty seat


Part holonymtoilet bowl, toilet seat


Part meronymbath, bathroom, bathroom, can, john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet

3. pot (quantity) the quantity contained in a pot


Synonymspotful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

4. pot (artifact) a container in which plants are cultivated


Synonymsflowerpot


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)planter

5. pot (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent


SamplesA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.


Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad


Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity


Narrower (hyponym)deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

6. pot (possession) the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)


Synonymsjackpot, kitty


Broader (hypernym)bet, stake, stakes, wager


Domain categorypoker, poker game

7. pot (body) slang for a paunch


Synonymsbay window, corporation, potbelly, tummy


Broader (hypernym)belly, paunch


Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

8. pot (artifact) a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets


Synonymspotentiometer


Broader (hypernym)potential divider, voltage divider

9. pot (artifact) street names for marijuana


Synonymsdope, gage, grass, green goddess, locoweed, Mary Jane, sens, sess, skunk, smoke, weed


Broader (hypernym)cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana


English verb: pot

1. pot (contact) plant in a pot


SamplesHe potted the palm.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)embed, engraft, imbed, implant, plant


Narrower (hyponym)repot









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